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Ecclesiastes 2:12 ESV

The Vanity of Living Wisely

12 1So I turned to consider 2wisdom and madness and folly. For what can the man do who comes after the king? Only 3what has already been done.

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  • a 2:8 - The meaning of the Hebrew word is uncertain
  • b 2:24 - Or and make his soul see good
  • c 2:25 - Some Hebrew manuscripts, Septuagint, Syriac; most Hebrew manuscripts apart from me